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Two-year-old girl accidentally shoots self in Senatobia, Mississippi

21-year old father has been charged in the shooting.
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SENATOBIA, Miss — Police in Senatobia, Mississippi, are investigating after they said a toddler accidentally shot herself.

Officers were called to a home on Line Street about 9:00 a.m. Monday. They said they found a girl about 2 ½ -years-old who has reportedly shot herself. They said it appears the shooting was accidental.

The child was taken to the hospital and is stable.

Investigators have not said how the girl got hold of the gun. 

21 year old father, Mardarikkious Walls, has been charged with one count of contributing to the neglect of a child.  

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